The IELTS class were asked to read a novel in English over their summer holidays (2017). They were given a structure or outline and were allowed to submit a first draft before their final version. The book choices were as follows:
The World of Mr Tompkins by George Gamow Andrew Lu
Currency Wars by James Rickards Anthony Chen
To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee Gemini Ying
Sword Art Online by Reki Kawahara Joey Lu
Still Spring by Rachel Carson Veritas Chen
Eleven Kinds of Loneliness by Richard Yates Sherry Bi
The Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger Nina Wang
The Thread by Victoria Hislop Valentino Liu
The House of Cards Michael Dobbs Eric Ling
Well done to everyone, you made our job of choosing a winner, extremely difficult. We are pleased to announce that the first prize went to:
Sherry Bi for her review of Eleven Kinds of Loneliness by Richard Yates.
Followed very closely, by Valentino Liu for his review of The Thread by Victoria Hislop.